Goodbye, Quinoa

Patrick family, hedgehog

Quinoa the hedgehog passed away this morning. Goodbye for now, little friend. You brought so much joy into our lives. Amy and I love you oh so very much.


Patrick Dear Old Dad, hedgehog, Patrick, random observations

Dear Old Dad and I really, really, really, really, really wanted to like the new Godzilla. Unfortunately, I think my version with the hedgehog was better. Banjo Godzilla vs hedgehog — Patrick Costello (@Dobro33H) May 23, 2014

What gives, baby?

Patrick Amy, family, hedgehog, Invictus, Patrick

Mike writes, Patrick, several days ago, Dear Old Dad posted the fact that he, you and the doctors have to find out what the (heck) was going on with you. He asked us to pray for you because you’ve been having some weird and painful symptoms. Yet all we hear in the meantime is news of Invictus and Quinoa’s birthday. …


Patrick Amy, hedgehog, Invictus, music, Patrick, photography, random observations

Another doctor visit today in the hopes of figuring out the cause of my recent onset of diabetic neuropathy pain in my feet. The specialist isn’t sure what is going on, but he was able to prescribe some meds to help manage the pain. With any luck I may be able to get some sleep tonight. When we got home …

Quinoa and the Boys

Patrick Amy, family, hedgehog, Patrick

Our Nephews Wesley, Ben and Ben’s sweetheart Cara spent the weekend with us. I cooked up a pot of Greek lentil soup and Cara made a batch of extraordinary crepes. Ben and I jammed a bit and even Quinoa the Hedgehog got into the fun. It was a wonderful weekend.